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Officer Injured

Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office deputy Mark Noble was injured after a crash late Monday.  While attempting to locate a suspect on Playmore Beach Rd, Noble lost control of the 2014 Ford Explorer and hit a tree down

Hudson Chief Retiring

The police chief of Hudson is retiring.  Andy Day has been with the Hudson Police Dept for 30 years.  Day,  49 years old, said he may get involved in law enforcement training.  He has been the chief

$100,000 Bond

A Lenoir man faces common law robbery charges.  Denard Anthony Blakeney 35, also faces assault on a handicapped person.  The Hudson Police Dept made the arrest.  Secured bond was set at $100,000.

Multiple Charges For Hudson Woman

Multiple charges were brought against a Hudson woman.  Michelle Nicole Mathis faces larceny of a motor vehicle, breaking and entering, possession of a controlled substance on jail premises and possession of methamphetamine among other charges.  Secured bond

Card Scams

The Morganton Dept of Public Safety recently offered tips to avoid being scammed by a card skimmer.  Criminals have placed devices on ATMs and other card readers to get information.  Cameras and blue tooth items have also

$275,000 Bond

Assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.  That charge was brought against Lenoir resident Brooks William Atkins 29.  He also faces possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.  Secured bond was set at $275,000 according

Heroin Arrest

The Lenoir Police Dept made a heroin arrest.  Carlos Nolasco Guiterrez 44,  of Lenoir was charged with traffic in heroin or opium.  Secured bond was set at $250,000 according to the Lenoir Police.

Celebration of Life

A celebration of life service was held yesterday for Gary Sanders.  He was a retired firefighter in Lenoir.  A processional let to the event with fire trucks and members of the Red Knights Firefighters Motorcycle Club.  Sanders

Foothills Regional Airport

Plans are being made for a new hanger at the Foothills Regional Airport.  AGL Aviation is a body shop for planes and is in need of more space.  The hanger would be 60 by 100 feet.  The

Superintendent Search

The Caldwell County School Board has completed the first round of interviews for the new superintendent.  24 people applied for the job from 10 states.  Superintendent Steve Stone will retire June 30th.  A second round of interviews